“I read Witmer’s book in one sitting. I found it that engaging and helpful. This is practical theology at its best: applying biblical principles to contemporary pastoral needs.” Kevin DeYoung

Book Sale at WTS Books   Leaders in the church are called to be shepherds, not a board of directors. This requires involvement in a personal shepherding ministry among the people. The Shepherd Leader unpacks the four primary ministries of…

Weekly Recap, February 1, 2020

This week take special notice of Kristin Stiles’ review of two new titles in the Good News for Little Hearts series. Whether you have young children or not, chances are likely that you know someone who does. These books are…

“A book to keep near, especially when you don’t know how to pray.”

"A book to keep near, especially when you don't know how to pray."   That prayer is most likely to pierce heaven which first pierces one's own heart." For the Puritans, prayer was neither casual nor dull. Their prayers were…

Book Notice: WALKING THE ANCIENT PATHS: A COMMENTARY ON JEREMIAH, by Walter C. Kaiser, Jr. with Tiberius Rata

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance Fred G. Zaspel   Walter Kaiser is something of a legend in Old Testament studies, and his major new commentary on the prophecy of Jeremiah must receive notice. A lifetime of…

Weekly Recap, January 25, 2020

This week we offer four very important posts related to theology, Systematic and Historical. Note especially my summary of John Calvin’s recently translated work on the will. Calvin further unpacks his view in a very forceful yet important way.

“The first book I would give to new Christians.” –Schreiner

“The first book I would give to new Christians.” –Schreiner [embed]https://youtu.be/QFeg_otWYnU[/embed] Whether you are a new Christian, or have been for a while and feel in need of a refresher, or have been around church for years but things have…

Book Notice: MODELS OF PREMILLENNIALISM, by Sung Wook Chung and David Mathewson

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance Fred G. Zaspel   I was happy to come across this much-needed book that surveys the various forms of premillennialism – Historic Premillennialism, Classical Dispensational Premillennialism, Progressive Dispensationalism, and Historic Premillennialism…

“The best book on Christian marriage that I have ever read.”

"The best book on Christian marriage that I have ever read."   Lasting marriages are built one defining moment at a time. The moment of blame. The moment of weakness. When your spouse suffers. When dreams disappoint. When the kids…

Weekly Recap, January 18, 2020

This week take special note of our summary of Michael Reeves’ book Delighting in the Trinity. This is a short but important volume on the Christian faith.

50% Off New Sproul Book Plus Free Tabletalk Subscription

50% Off Plus Free Tabletalk Subscription   The Westminster Confession of Faith is one of the most precise and comprehensive statements of biblical Christianity, and it is treasured by believers around the world. Dr. R.C. Sproul has called it one…

50% off The ESV Bible with Creeds and Confessions

50% off The ESV Bible with Creeds and Confessions   Creeds and confessions have been used throughout Christian history to summarize the Bible's teaching, distilling the key truths of Scripture into concise and succinct propositions. The ESV Bible with Creeds and…

Book Notice: A HEARER OF GOD’S WORD: TEN WAYS TO LISTEN TO SERMONS BETTER, by Brian G. Najapfour

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance Fred G. Zaspel   I have long had sympathy for Christians who complain that they are not profiting from their pastor’s preaching. I am of course aware that some people are…

WTS Books’ Staff Favorite Reads of the Year and Decade

WTS Books' Staff Favorite Reads of the Year and Decade   Editor's Note: staff at places like WTS Books read a lot and often. When they make lists like these, it is wise to read through them carefully to have…

Weekly Recap, January 11, 2020

We welcomed 2020 with several crucial pieces of content. This week, take special note of Fred Zaspel’s blog on culture shift and related issues. Our culture has changed considerably, and these books can help you understand both what is going…

WTS Books’ Small Group Book of the Year

WTS Books' Small Group Book of the Year   [embed]https://vimeo.com/359138583[/embed]   You are a royal priest. That Reality Will Change Your Life Human beings are wired for connection. We long for deep relationships and real intimacy―both of which reflect our…

Culture Shift and Related Issues: Some Recommended Books

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance By Fred G. Zaspel   Over the course of 2019 I taught the youth and adult Sunday School class at our church. The objective of this year-long course of study was…

Weekly Recap, January 4, 2020

This week we made the switch from 2019 to 2020, and we offered a summary of one the most important books for developing and applying a Christian worldview. Nancy Pearcey’s book Total Truth is well worth reading, and our summary will…

Bestsellers of 2019 Sale

Bestsellers of 2019   WTS Books is running a sale on their bestsellers of 2019. This is a fantastic chance to buy some books! Here is some information on one of them: Fear and anxiety are chronic struggles for many…